• John Copeland - Toyo Ink America

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007
    John Copeland, who was named president of Toyo Ink America in July 2007, brings to his new John Copeland position a wealth of experience. A 30-year veteran of the ink industry, Mr. Copeland has been involved in many different…

  • Jrg-O. Seeger - Hostmann-Steinberg, Inc. USA

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007
    After hubergroup acquired Micro Inks in late 2005, the task of integrating the North American Jörg-O. Seeger operations of Hostmann-Steinberg was given to Winfried Gleue, president and CEO of the company’s Canadian…

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007
    Waxes, solvents and additives manufacturers enjoyed growth overall, as new technologies continue to emerge. However, higher raw material costs remain a major concern.

  • Consolidation is Impacting the European Publication Printing Market

    Consolidation is Impacting the European Publication Printing Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor November 27, 2007
    Europe’s publication printing sector seems to be entering a new phase of restructuring after the decision by Canada’s Quebecor World Inc. in November to divest all of its European printing operations.   &nbs…

  • The Metallic Market

    The Metallic Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor November 27, 2007
    The metallic ink market is getting more and more competitive, driven by price, technology and innovation.

  • The UV/EB Report

    The UV/EB Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 31, 2007
    Driven by new technologies and applications, energy-curable inks and coatings continue to enjoy solid growth worldwide, with packaging and sheetfed being particularly strong areas.

  • The European Ink Directory

    The European Ink Directory

    Staff October 31, 2007
    The European printing ink industry continues to be a vibrant mix of major international corporations and smaller, regional businesses. This year's directory features addresses, contact information and major product listings for more than 230 companies and branches.

  • NPIRI Technical Conference Focuses on Inkmaker  Printer Relationship

    NPIRI Technical Conference Focuses on Inkmaker Printer Relationship

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2007
    The conference offered first-hand knowledge of the relationship between ink companies and printers.

  • The Packaging Ink Report

    The Packaging Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2007
    As the packaging market continues to expand globally, packaging ink manufacturers are enjoying growth, although higher raw material prices and consolidation remain concerns.

  • The Publication Ink Report

    The Publication Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2007
    Publication printers and ink manufacturers are facing a wide variety of challenges, including a changing marketplace, higher costs and customer consolidation.

  • Instability of Raw Material Prices, Supply is a Major Concern for Ink Manufacturers

    Instability of Raw Material Prices, Supply is a Major Concern for Ink Manufacturers

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 10, 2007
    Although ink companies appear likely to be able to pass along higher prices to their customers, there remain serious concerns about supply and pricing.

  • Nanotechnology and the Ink Industry

    Nanotechnology and the Ink Industry

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2007
    The ink industry has opportunities for nanoparticles, most notably for the growing field of printed electronics.

  • The Raw Material Report

    The Raw Material Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 11, 2007
    In recent years, stable pigment prices have helped ink manufacturers weather surging crude oil prices. The elimination of the VAT refunds on pigments in China is changing all of that.

  • Positioning Sun Chemical for the Future

    Positioning Sun Chemical for the Future

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 11, 2007
    Dr. David Hill, Sun Chemical's president and CEO, talks about the present state of the printing and ink industries as well as Sun Chemical, and what lies ahead.

  • Ink and Pigment Manufacturers Weigh Their Options as REACH Nears

    Ink and Pigment Manufacturers Weigh Their Options as REACH Nears

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 11, 2007
    It is becoming evident that for certain ink makers and raw materials suppliers, the task may be more difficult and expensive than expected. There is even a danger that costs will be so high that certain ink materials may have to be taken off the market.

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